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Commissioner Karachi assures Karachi City Cricket Association to support its case for Karachi’s representation in first class cricket

Karachi, August 24, 2015 (PPI-OT):Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqi has assured the KCCA to support its case for the Karachi’s representation in first class cricket to just one team instead of at least two teams. He said this while he was speaking as chief guest for the inauguration of Commissioner Karachi Cricket Cup 2015 at Karachi National Stadium. He said it is the right of players of Karachi to have representation for the two teams in the domestic cricket on the basis of numbers of players in the city as well as the talents they have shown in the history of cricket.

He said the city of Karachi is one of the largest cities of the country where different communities live here and it is the biggest cricket nursery of the country They have earned international recognition and have brought good name to the country. He further said he would personally talk to the Chairman of the PCB to get resolved this issue positively.

He said it is good sign that Sheharyar Khan has joined as PCB Chairman, He has held meeting with him at his office and assured to take steps to organise international cricket matches in the city. Commissioner further said that he has assued the chairman PCB that there is no issue of security for the sports activities including cricket matches. Recently Snooker International events have been organised in Karachi peacefully and successfully he added.

He further said that organising Commissioner Karachi Tournament is the honour for him. Later he inaugurated the tournament. On this occasion various test cricketers were also present including Danish Kaneria Anwer Ali and Sarfaraz Ahmed. Those who spoke on this occasion included the President of the KCCA Prof Ejaz Farooqi, Secretary ShafiqurRehmanKazmi, Wasim Bari, MehboobShah and the secretary of the organising committee of the tournament Jamil Ahmed and others

For more information, contact:
M. Shabih Siddiqui
Director Media
Commissioner Karachi Division
4, Club Road, Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99205610, +92-21-99205607
Fax: +92-21-99205652
Cell: +92-300-2294020
Email: ck.comm.khi@gmail.com, commissionerkarachi@gmail.com
Website: www.commissionerkarachi.gos.pk

Meeting presided by Commissioner Karachi decides to make Tree Plantation campaign effective

Karachi, August 07, 2015 (PPI-OT): A meeting held under the chairmanship of Commissioner Karachi has decided to make the campaign of Tree Plantation initiated by the Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed under the title of Green and Peaceful Karachi (Sarsabs-o-Pursukun Karachi) effective concerned citizens and non government organisation engaged for the improvement of pollution free environment other than the civic bodies and concerned government departments Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui hoped that Tree Plantation Campaign would get temperature and pollution reduced, and lessen the chances of re-emerging the heat wave as well in future in hot weather.

The meeting suggested implant trees in universities, mosques and religious seminaries with the help of students, teachers and citizens. . It was also decided that the Director Local Government Rubina Asif would work as the focal person in the campaign and look after the activities to be carried out.

The meeting was attended by the government and non- government originations including those engaged for the betterment of environment and enhancement of greenery and tree plantations in the city. The meeting decided that the campaign would be carried out with the support of all the stakeholders including the environmental volunteers.

The departments as well organizations attended the meeting expressed their determination devotedly to play their role to make the environment free for pollution and to make the city green and clean. The meeting decided that in addition to the Forest Department KMC and all DMCs would also facilitate citizens and the NGOs participating in the campaign by providing those plants free of cost or on concessional rates.

They would also provide the guidance and impart knowledge of planting and caring the trees plants. In this regard it was also decided that all the DMCs and KMC would establish nurseries in their jurisdictions at maximum numbers to provide plants and guidance to the citizens and non government organization participating in the Sarsabz-o-Pursukoon Karachi. The meeting further decided that all the efforts would be made with close coordination and would be reviewed the progress of the work in the meeting which will be held under the chairmanship of Commissioner Karachi.

Commissioner told the citizens and organizations to come forward to play their due role to make the campaign successful considering it a noble cause. Commissioner Karachi further told that the campaign would make the city beautiful and the environment pollution free and also would help lessen the heat wave emerging in the city due to unavailable of needed greenery and plants. He said there is great need to work on emergency basis for the better environment and to make city green and clean.

He said that not only the concerned NGOs but also the concerned citizens have been invited their attention towards the campaign of making city clean and green. He said there is a great need to follow the example of work of Armed Forces for the making their places Green and Clean. He said in this regard the civic organizations should also make their places green and clean like Armed Forces organizations.

The meeting further decided to launch the Park Adopt scheme under which the concerned citizens as well as community based organizations would be offered to participate in the campaign through adopting Public Parks with specific purpose and conditions under which no commercial activity would be allowed and no construction would be allowed.

Commissioner said that the under the Park Adopt Scheme Indus Valley School have already been allowed with the support of DMC South to adopt the Park located in Clifton which is under the jurisdiction and control of DMC South He said all DMCs and KMC would have to get signed an MOU that would not allow them to undertake any commercial activities and or to allow any construction in the adopted park.

Commissioner Karachi said that DMCs would also be appreciated to restore the abandoned parks in their areas just if any like have been done by the DMC East. He appreciated the work of the DMC East and his administrator Salahuddin to initiate the restoration of parks in its district. He advised those concerned people as well as organisations who want to adopt the Parks may contact the concerned DMC or may write to the Commissioner Through email (commissionerkarachi@gmail.com) in this regard.

It was also decided in the meeting that DMCs and KMC would also make efforts to create the awareness of pollution free environment through education publicity and training of the citizens as well as members of NGOs about the importance of tree plantation and do and of planting plants with special emphasis of taking care of plants.

The meeting also decided that Lubna Ghazal Environmental Trainer of Education Department of KMC would plan and get organized the programme of training for taking care of plants for staff and children this would help students to take care of the plants they planted successfully. It was decided that every student would plant at least one plant in schools which would be given his or her name.

The meeting further decided that an exhibition of Plants would be organised by the KMC at Frere Hall in which all types of plants would be exhibited and awareness and knowledgeable literature and printed, and audio video guide materials for showing and distribution would also be a part of exhibition Director Local Government Rubina Asif, Director General Technical services KMC Niaz Soomro Director Park KMC, and all DMCs and Districts Council Karachi, President National Forum for Environment and Health (NFE) Naeem Qureshi, Secretary General of United Nations Association Fauzia Tariq Chief of Commissioner Youth Team Shazia Mirza and other members of the team, representatives of different NGOs including the Mera Karachi Group, Aman Foundation Bohra Community , Global Green among others attended the meeting.

For more information, contact:
M. Shabih Siddiqui
Director Media
Commissioner Karachi Division
4, Club Road, Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99205610, +92-21-99205607
Fax: +92-21-99205652
Cell: +92-300-2294020
Email: ck.comm.khi@gmail.com, commissionerkarachi@gmail.com
Website: www.commissionerkarachi.gos.pk

Proposed plans developed by the World Bank under Karachi Transformation Strategy

Karachi, July 02, 2015 (PPI-OT):Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui has said that the proposed plans developed by the World Bank under Karachi Transformation Strategy would help the city to solve the long awaited issues relating to the water supply solid waste system sewerage system disaster management and to provide better civic facilities.

He was speaking in a meeting held with the delegation of World Bank. The delegation briefed about the Karachi Transformation Strategy and the details of the proposed plans. The delegation comprised of the Jaafar Friaa, Peter Ellis, Joel Kolkerzl, Shahnaz Arshad, Harish Khan and others.

Officials of concerned government departments and civic organisations also attended the meeting. The delegation said that the studies carried out aims to develop the plans for the improvement of water supply and sewerage system disaster management and solid waste system.

It was told the meeting that the study would be finalised by September this year on the basis of the study projects would be developed to present the government for approval..Commissioner Karachi said that the study being prepared by the World Bank is important with regards to the improvement of water supply and disaster management as well as solid waste system of the city.

He said there are other issues needed to be addressed in the strategy that included the establishment of parking system and facilities for the pedestrians to cross the road safely. For which he said that Parking Lots and Parking Plaza should also be provided to the citizens at the proper paces where lack of parking facilities creating hurdles to the flow of traffic.

Commissioner Karachi also stressed the need for preparation of projects that help remove the leakages in the water supply systems as well as using alternate energy at the pumping stations. He said leakage of water and absence of reliable energy supply at the pumping stations are also reasons which are affecting the efficiency of water supply system. He said removal of leakages in water supply system will save the 150 mgd and will make able water board to supply more water to the citizens.

For more information, contact:
M. Shabih Siddiqui
Director Media
Commissioner Karachi Division
4, Club Road, Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99205610, +92-21-99205607
Fax: +92-21-99205652
Cell: +92-300-2294020
Email: ck.comm.khi@gmail.com, commissionerkarachi@gmail.com
Website: www.commissionerkarachi.gos.pk

Commissioner Karachi establishes relief camps for sun-stroke affectees

Karachi, June 28, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui has said that the relief camps have been established for the affectees of sun-stroke on the directive of Sindh Chief Minister.

These relief camp, he said has been established in Benazir Dispensary Gulshan-e-Hadeed Phase-II, Allah Bux Himayati Goth, Murad Memon Goth, Maternity Home/ Dispensary Bakara Peeri Malir City, G.B.P.S Shah Mardan School Safoora Goth, Bagh-e-Jinnah Marriage Hall Malir Cantt: Road, Marilot Marriage Hall, PSO Pump Airport road, Terminal-I Habib Bank Airport, Gabol Staff School, Kathore School, Gul Baig Village, Bandija village, Main Dawood Chowrangi, Memon Institute near Football Ground Korangi -5, THO Korangi Office, Matkay Wali Puliya, Sindh Government Hospital Korangi-5, Market Landhi-5-1/2, Urban Health Centre Landhi, Sindh Government Hospital Korangi-4, Landhi Medical Complex Landhi-2, THO Office Shah Faisal Town Colony-2, near Heart Hospital, 25-Bed Hospital Malir Saudabad, Al-Mustafa Welfare Trust Malir Kala Board. Dynasty Shadi Hall near Clifton under pass, Maritime Marriage Lawn Lucky Star Saddar, Rajput Marriage Hall B Lawn Opp: Governor House, Bagh-e-Hallar Marriage Hall Nishtar Road, Jinnah Lawn M.A. Jinnah road Near Capri Cinema, Huma’s Lawn I.I. Chundrigar road, Shafi Shadi Hall Gari Khatta, Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai Hall at Shah Abdul Latif road, Kachhi Muslim Sonara Jamait Shadi Hall, Under NIPA Bridge, Under Baloch Colony Bridge, UC-4 Scheme 33 (two Centres) Gharibabad near under bypass, Liaquatabad near PS Liaquatabad, Nafees Lawn Banquent Nazimabad, Imam Clinic North Nazimabad, Health Care Hospital, Umer Khan dispensary New Karachi, Sindh Government Hospital New Karachi, Al-Hamra Lawn Gulberg Chowrangi, Tahir Villas Palm Banquet, Tabbasim Medical Centre UC-9 SITE, Baloch Medical Centre UC-2 SITE, Suparco Moach Goth Mauripur, Qattar Hospital Orangi, Mansoor Nagar Orangi 10, ZMC Orangi No.5, Keamari Opp RHC Opposite Bhutta Village, Flyover near KPT head office, Murshad Hospital Baldia, Bus Terminal Baldia, Degree College Surjani and Manghopir Degree Collage Garam Chashma.

For more information, contact:
M. Shabih Siddiqui
Director Media
Commissioner Karachi Division
4, Club Road, Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99205610, +92-21-99205607
Fax: +92-21-99205652
Cell: +92-300-2294020
Email: ck.comm.khi@gmail.com, commissionerkarachi@gmail.com
Website: www.commissionerkarachi.gos.pk

No Polio case was reported in last eight months in result of Anti Polio campaign

Karachi, May 26, 2015 (PPI-OT): The anti –polio campaign will continue in the city and sensitive union council and during the last eight months not a single case of polio was reported. This has been appreciated at international level and this was a good omen that this was recognized at international level.

This was stated by commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui while addressing a meeting held to review the anti polio campaign here at his office on Tuesday. The meeting which was also attended by various district health officers said that encouraging results are being achieved with the efforts of the government and specially by commissioner Karachi.

As per directives issued by Sindh chief minister next phase of anti-polio campaign will start from June one. Commissioner said that in June more than two lac children will be given polio drops in June. Commissioner said with the cooperation of UNICEF and health department anti-polio campaign was started in 11 sensitive union councils where polio cases were reported however in three union councils as per environment they were declared safe from polio.

Commissioner advised the polio team to work with zeal and dedication and a report should be presented to him weekly against the anti-polio campaign. Commissioner underlined the need to contact ulemas and community people so that children of the area could be reached easily for anti-polio campaign.

In a detailed report presented to commissioner by the health department 99 percent children have been given polio drops and positive results are being achieved in the continued anti-polio campaign. Commissioner said objective of this campaign was to encourage children for a healthy life and be safe form this deadly disease. He said we would achieve desired results by the campaign launched in sensitive areas.

For more information, contact:
M. Shabih Siddiqui
Director Media
Commissioner Karachi Division
4, Club Road, Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99205610, +92-21-99205607
Fax: +92-21-99205652
Cell: +92-300-2294020
Email: ck.comm.khi@gmail.com, commissionerkarachi@gmail.com
Website: www.commissionerkarachi.gos.pk

Meeting decides that patch work of roads creating problems to traffic will be carried out

Karachi, May 17, 2015 (PPI-OT): A meeting held under the chairmanship of Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqi decided that the patch work of the roads creating problems to the traffic will be carried out. The meeting was attended among others by the Director General Technical Services KMC Niaz Soomro, Director Planning and Development at Commissioner Karachi Office Syed Shakib Ahmed.

Director General Technical Services KMC Niaz Soomro told the meeting that Sindh government has released Rs.300 million (30crore) against the patch work to be carried out for the improvement of road condition in all 28 roads come under the jurisdiction of KMC Commissioner asked the DG Technical Services to improve the condition of the roads creating problems to the traffic.

It was also decided in the meeting that the street lights on all major roads being looked after by the KMC would also be installed. Meanwhile a meeting was held under the chairmanship of commissioner Karachi decided to make the Mehran Highway Corridor beautify with the work of removal of encroachment and tree plantation work there. THE meeting decided that tree plantation would be undertaken by the KMC along the both sides of the eight kilometre portion of the Highway.

World Wide Fund for Nature offered to conduct campaign of awareness of cleanliness and to make the area beautiful among the citizens with the support of all three associations of Trade and Industry. It was decided in the meeting the KMC would carry out the Plantation at the Mehran Highway.

The meeting was attended among others by Director General Technical Services KMC Niaz Soomro Director Panning and Development at Commissioner Karachi Office Syed Shakib Ahmed, representatives of World Wide Fund LATI (Landhi Association of Trade and Industry) BQATI (Bin Qasim Association of Trade and Industry) and Export Processing Zone.

Commissioner Karachi said that Tree Plantation campaign is being implemented with the support of government department non government and private organisations. He said other organisations should also come onward and play their role to make the city clean and green. Forest Department is providing plants free o charges as part of campaign, he added.

For more information, contact:
M. Shabih Siddiqui
Director Media
Commissioner Karachi Division
4, Club Road, Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99205610, +92-21-99205607
Fax: +92-21-99205652
Cell: +92-300-2294020
Email: ck.comm.khi@gmail.com, commissionerkarachi@gmail.com
Website: www.commissionerkarachi.gos.pk

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